June 18, 2021

United edge Zalmi in high-scoring thriller

KARACHI: Usman Khawaja led from the front as he hammered an unbeaten century while rookie left-armer Akif Javed bowled well as Islamabad United stretched their lead at the summit by defeating Peshawar Zalmi by 15 runs in a high-scoring game of the HBL PSL-6 at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.The Australian Test cricketer smacked 105 not out off 56 balls to guide United to a record total of 247-2.Zalmi's response was spirited but they managed 232-6 thanks to Akif...